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in getting a U vw-er from her and u'tempted to tow her I Off, but without siirce-s. She will be a total wreck Iter owner* ere Uiwn. Mete* U Co., of Boston. She we* insured iu Boston foi ifiO.t 00. The purchaser* of the wreck ere busily enisred atrip ping her of (vmthisg moveable. et the i?m? time pre paration* ere b-ing tuade to raise her. They hope to he successful, and from th*irpr< cut expectations may j possibly succeed The sail- rigging. guns. kc-, saved i v the i onsigi .< e of the-lip, v.ere sohl et euctioi?y?s ' erdsv, the two brers pieces It aging $e80. The vessel sold for g'J.t tO. , , _ I Mr. Jnmes Dailer the F !"t m charge of thM Golden Fleece et the t meVhcwss lost, ssv* that he ship had her full coir| Ice-n ..f men cm hoard, and that the ac cident to her I n.-.ed- . iocs the 1-iUr.g goof the mem hrecc*. while *! e was tacking, be/ere the order to do ao wile* irivf-n rTtie (o lden I'h cce w.n built at F.ast Boston in 18.12. She was an A 1 vessel of t?H,> tc.e own- 1 by W. F Weld k Co., of Boston, aud worth about $60,000.?Kt>. N. \. HkraipJ From tilt- Tllnee. From every portion of the nwiec. northern end south ern. ?e hear the most fevorehlc accounts of the success of the miners Not only are lucky strikes" made with a frequency *1 ich reminds us of eailier day*, but steady and well applii.il lah .r ia well rewarded. The miners, who, during the earlv part of the winter, were in want of water to carry ou their operations, have now e plen tiful *up ly. end are developing the we .1th of the mining regi.-n to a remarl able ilegr. e The accounts fcom every pert of the mi nes represent the appearance of thing* aa ike anything but a ptO peel of their -pe-dy exhaustion. We congratulate the patient, hardy, toiling miners upon their success, and hope it may long con'luue New ritc.otNOs.?Some \erv rich hill diggings have re cently been opened at Perry's Kaec-h, about two miles from Indian leggings, in Fl Dorado ciuntj. One com pany of six men took out $410 while cutting a tail race, and then tunk a aiiaft twenty six feet deeper without getting near the bottom. The dlr* thrown out we* then washed, and yielded $16. The whole hill is supposed to be very rich. A piece of quart7 has been found at Mud Spring, out of which twenty live pounds of pure gold wis extracted. Iowa Hitx The S!a>e Journal says the excitement Concerning the new diggings discovere 1 at this locality continues unabated. Of conrie, due allowance must lie made for exeggerath n: for it is well known that when crew diggings arc discovered there are always interested lartiea whose busine-s it is to secure as large an influx kf consumers aa pos-ible; an I hence the poor miner, un ffes he make the neces.-ary allowance, is sure to be de Sided to u greater or less extent. We have oouiorse 1 >ith parties who have been at Iowa Hill since tho re torted discovery of gold in unusual abundance, and Jato been constiained to believe that there has been primps as little exaggeration as is customary in similar Vise* and witli tlii- allowance, the diggings are doubt A-x-aa rich as any that have been discovered in California ?Within the past two or throe year*. Iowa BUI ia twenty Tour miles from Grnsa Valley by Btage, Mix tng in Nevada County.?The following item* from the Democrat indimte the excellent successor mining operations in Nevada connty:? The Montezuma claims, owned by Mr. Stafford and others, and situated a little tielow Robinson's diggings, acroae the South Yuba, have been paying on an average throughout the aeaton tlrt to the hand per day. Alpha.? In thia vicinity diggings are paying generally from $6 to $40 to the hand. Bell's claims are paying from $16 to $20 per day. At Omega the claims of Messrs. McNulty k Oo. have paid on an average from a half to a pound of dust daily. These claims are deep ones, and have been opened with great expense to the proprietors; but now they are fast being paid for all their toils. Diamond Spring ?The Adroratc, published at this place, says:?" Miners in this region are generally doing well: plenty of water from the canals, and claims that pay remunerative wages, lliere are few, if any, better localities than I ininond Springs." Pumas County.?At Mountain flnuse, American Val ley, Indian Bar. Junction Bar, Rich Bar, and a number of other bars, the miner* are doing I-otter than they have done any time for the last two years Gold.?Kighteon hundred ounce* of gold, says the Marysville Ihrald, were purchased last week in liownie ville. bv the express companies of Iavngton fc Co and Rumrill k Co. The facta apeak well for the miners in that region. Salmon Creek?At the last account* from tlii-s stream miners were represented to have been making from $1 to $16 per day iu the banks. Previsions cheap end plenty. Greenhorn ?We are informed by a citizen of Green born that miners are now doing well on that stream. At Gopher Hill, near Illinois Bar, Mr .Cusliam kCo.'s ?claims are paying from $10 to $12 per day, on an average. These claims are so filled with boulders, that it is impos sible Tor them to wash more than two ilays per week. At Grizzly Hill, on the opposite side of the river, Messrs. Gumming* fc Co.'a diggings are piaving from $8 to $10 per day. These diggings were discovered last spring, by Mr. Cunimings. and now seven or eight large companies are at work with good success. WsiorrA.?Brown kCo.'s claims at this place, yielded, in half a day. four and a half ounce*?three men working. Jkfvebson Hill.?Samuel J. lien, working alone, took out forty seven ounces of gold iu six lay*. On another claim, llirre men took out $1,500 iu one weok. Wm. JoydkCo. are making from $10 to $12 daily to the hand. Pi ackrvii is.?A correspondent from this place, asys : ? 'Mining has been prosecuted very success!ully in our tcinity the past month. The average amount taken out ty each person ia greater than ut any other time in the last year. Improvements in mining are developing the pint rnl wealth of our county, and tue mines appear almost inexhaustible." Markrti, Ban Francitco. April 29, 1851 Merchant* liave bren in .inly cringed to-ilny in making eollections and otherwise preparing for the departure of eteamers < f Monday. Bairn, consequently. have been to a small patent. Money is exceedingly difficult of collec tion, nod negotistioni for loans cannot be e lected at ie.v tlian five per cen': yet, whether from the absence of bidder* or Indisposition of holders ?p are unable to say, thereare a few offerings of merchandise at n considers l>le decline. General confidence obtnina that there must be an early improvement in ttiedemind for consump tion, and hence none will make sacrifices of stocks that Can possibly avoid so doing. Fi oux.?Reported sales of 1,000 bbls. Haxall, on pri Tate terms; 800 bbls. of good outside, at $7 50, and job bing sales of 260 bbls. Gallegnand Haxall. at $12 a $12 50 per bbl.; 100 qr sks original Chili, at $tl 50, and 400 do. repacked do., at $900 per 200 lbs Received to day per clipper shipArcher. from New York. 4,083 bbls. Chain ?The barley market is quite depressed. We hear of small lots, fooling up 084 sks. California, at 2c., and about 800 do. do in lots at 2'tc. a .'l4c per lb. No mlea of Chill hat ley reported. Bale of ? sks. Eastern oats, at 8l4c per lb. Bkan.?Bale of 700 sks. Chili, a' 1 <-4c. per lb. Rio*?Sale rf 200 mats China, No. 1. at 0 '4c. per lb. Tea?Sales of 50 chests imperial, on private terms, and ? boxes gunpowder, at 46c. per lb. Almondh ? Bale of 12,000lbs. soft shell, at 24c per lb. Btaech.?Palo of 400 lioxes Colgate's, at 9c. per lb. Candijv ?Bale of 400 boxes dark adamantine, nt 25c. a 251*0., and 500 do. bright do., at 25 J,c a 2(lc per lb BaRDinbs.?Bale of 20 cares, at $4 75 In half, and $3 25 in quarter boxes, per dozen, which is a decline on last week's prices. Matches.?Bale of $00 gross. In paper boxes, at 44c. per gross Polar Oil.?Bale of 8,200 gallons, at $1 50 por gallon. Linseed Oil.?Bale of 1C0 gallons, boiled, iu tins, at $3 50 per gallon. Cordage ?Bale of 60 coils American at lie per lb Haoox?Bale of IP' 000 lbs extra clear sides, at lti','c. per lb., and 15,000 lbs. do., at I7c. per lb. Hams?Bale of 15,000 lbs., in musliu covers, at 18c. per lb Bitten.?Bi le of 100 firkins, in lots, at 30c. per lb. Ciikr-e ?Bale of 10 cases extra Goshen. nt 27c per lb. Mattiso.?Fsncy has ad\nneed about 81 pei piece, on the different widths. We quote 4 4 at $9 60, 5-4 at 910 60, and 0 4 at $11 60. per piece. Bacramento, April 28, 1854. To-day's operations have been less conllnod than has teen observed in the general character of transactions throughout the week. There was a fai' attennauee of buyers, and n large number of teams left C e city heavily laden Superfine 11? sail and Gallego flqur Is mther un steady. Alter the departure of the si earners a firmer tone may be looked U r in this article There have been no new textures in refertuce to the general state of the markets noticed to-day. Msrrlsgrs nnd Deal ha. MARRIED. Iu Ban Fr.incisco, on the 12th April, by the Rev. Dr. B-ierly.Mr. I!r naisli l.itilefir i.l to MtSS Mary Kb/at,eth Kelly. hoth of *bis olty, formerly of Kennebunk, Me. By Rev. S H. Willev. Mr. Bobert Tle-inss Gamble to Mi * Mary Ann Agne.- Joyce, sll of San 1 ranctuoo. lis Aldi rman Thompson, Mr Lewis Gardner to Mrs Mai uda >1- ody. both of Banta Clara. At Cottonwool*. Yreka County, by 0. A K. Orton, E q . Mr James Williams to Miss Catherine Bhctler. At Villejo Mrett t berch. by 1 is Grace the Archbishop, . wrph 11 Dillon to Honoris. 'Uuhterof the late An Iw 1 t'len. Esq , if New York. l:ev. S. H Willey. Henismin Franklin Re?d, for- j . -ly of Massachusetts to Mary 1- enneday. of d?u Fran ? 1' W. Bhephesr l. .Imt'ce of the peace. Mr. Henry ! r.Uun to lire. E. Smith, all of San Francisco. 1 Don. Hugh C. Murray,Chief Jtmt'ce of theSupreme < >1 rt. Mr Francis II Bargeut,, of the linn and r, aaj < 'to Mrs. I'riscella H. Lincoln, formerly of Middle ? rj, Mass. 'a Stockton, by the Rex Mr Baxton. .las. M Schofiebl t Miss Maduia N., daugeter of I>r. John U. Uouche, of < ? ..In- tie lit. in Stockton, at the resilenceof Mr. James Rich, by 1 e Rev Mr Paxtou, Mr Biaiuel I'srue to lire. Matilda ?t P-ied. both of that eity At Uakland City, b^ the Rev P B. Dell. Andrew Forbee. ?>, , to bucn Us Ilorier, neice of Johu il Horner, Esq., all *..f AUmedA roontv. i t-i AMtr.eaa eouruv, I* 'he Rev D. II. Lowry, John D. Coshv. Kiq to Mi? Lo< :u 'a Fowler, both of Yreka . Elder Button. Mr. John B. Campbell to Mrs. Mary Ciru pita, ell of Yreka. Rev. Elder Knapp, Mr. A. V. Burns to Miss h Btevensi n. all of V reka Rev John IrgeMsbv, Mr Reierge R Cnder Mbs Kate Ftgin, all of -'an i ran- i? ?<> is varan br Rev. Mr. Davi lson, Mr. E. W. Gemmitl arah G. Bolton. both of Volcano. rtaidvneeof the bride's father, by Hon John t eunty Judge, Horace BuiUi, Esq , to Mt?? S an'y, all of Baerameoto. ;xn ato, by l!ev. B. T. Couch, Mr. I.l vd Tevis to ?an 1, daughter of Col. I-ewis . candors, Jr. t?r township, by Tlmmas Rues, Esq., Mr. Herman li to Miss Catherine Maria B I.ib nt. n Fisrclsco, by the Rev. Nathaniel Thurston, Mr. *! ntlne "ibrohold. of Igedo Yo kat.lre, England, ? Melon Halt n, of Dunfarm, in lue county or In .-...rsmeat, ?r Rev J. A Benton, Mr W R.John ?on "? A les Helen p wman, both of that city. tm die lesth' i river road, near < hartly'a Ranch, Hen * C Wrftl, to Ksrey Ann Mnor. Be: an.es' t \ the Bey. Mi (Julnn, at the Cat hollo Church, James Daly to Mary Ann Davis, daughter of Thus W. Davit, all of that city. DIED. At Wilson's Exchange, of chrome diarrhoea, Oapt. Wra. E. Hendy. of Chelsea, Mum., aged 4?i vears Capt. Hen dy commanded the ship Sheffield, which arrived at San Francisco on the 15th, from Boston The remains will be sent to bin family, who reside in Massachusetts. In San Francisco. Mra. Charlotte M., wife of Mr. Piince 1 isher, aged 43 years, late of Nantucket, Mass. From injuries received from the explosion of the steamer Secretary, Cecelia, wife of J. 11. Clark, Esq , late of Green Point, New York, aged 40 years. At her resilience, Ihipont street, near Francisco street. Elizabeth Martha, the beloved wife of John B. Halford, of Fjigland. aged 20 years. Of disease of the heart, Gilbert Lester, late of 1'aterson, N. J., aged 32 years. Mary Ann. Xoonnn, aged 5 years and 10 months, daugh ter of Patrick attd Mary Noouan. Drowned off Point Qainturn, Mr John S. Beener, late superintendent of the State prison at Marin city, aged 35, formerly of Pennsylvania. After an illness of 24 hours. Charlotte, the wife of Mr. Joseph Kendall, ot fan Francisco. In Yolo county, of consumption, Theodocia, wife of i'hilo C. Sheldon, late of Chicago and Kendall county, Illinois. At Mokelumne UI11, William Clatke, of Monroe coun ty, Ohio. At Stockton, George Turner, formerly of Boston.aged 27 years. At Nevada, of typhoid fever, Mr. Samuel 8. Green, aged about 3d years. At Shaw's Flat, Obed Allen, recently from Smithfleld, Somerset Co., Me. He leaves a wife at the East to mourn his loss. Suddenly, on the 18th March last, Mr. James Mills, in the 37th year of his age, of paralysis in the side. Mr. Mills was formerly a resident of Sacramento, and a member of tli" bunking bouse of D. 0. Mills & Co. He had reci ntly left this city for the benefit of his health, und wjis residing In the town of Sing Sing, N. Y., at the time of his death. On the 2d March, 18&4, at his camp, on the Mariposa. John Robin.-on, aged 36 years, a native of England. News from Lower California. BREAKING UP OK WALKEH's EXPEDITION?SUFFERINGS OK TUB PARTY?RIMOUKI) ATTACK ON BAN VICENTE ?DISCOVERY OF GOLD ON THE COLORADO, ETC. The steamer Sea Bird, Capt. Haley, at San Francisco. carried dates from San Diego to Aartl 15th and from Los Angeles to April 22d, a fortuigV later than previous advices. [From the Los Angeles Star, April 22.] Dr. Thomas Foster returned to this city from a trip to the Colorado this week. F'rom his observations we gather the following interesting items:? About the 7th instant a party of ten or twelve of Walker's men came up the Sonora side of the Colorado, and crossed the ferry, nearly in a naked and starving condition. The party gave no satisfactory explanation why they separated from Walker. Thoy stated that aW>ut ten days previous Walker crossed the river some forty miles below the mouth of the Gila, by means of rafts and swimming. They describe the whole of the command as being In a most miserable and destitute condition?wearing the same clothing with which they went to the country, and .... . Walker! * " ' * ' this in tatters aud rags. Walker himself is no better clad than the rest, and has but one boot and a piece of a boot. At their crossing they cached seventy or eighty stand of arms. The Cocopa Iodians were here detected stealing some of their stolen cattle, and in the attack upon them seven or eight of the Indians were killed. After tills, Walker recrossed the river at tho same point, with only twenty-five men, and started back for Santo Tomus, with nothing to subsist upon hut beef, their only fare previously. They represent Walker as having turn ed hack in sheer desperation, without an object, or if he had one It was concealed, and because it was the only thing he could do. Tho party arrived at the fort in ex treme destitution, aud were kindly furnished with cloth ing and provisions by Major Heintzelman and Dr. Mc Kinstry. They represent themselves as extremely sorry for; having joined the expedition, and are on their way to tho settlements to obtain employment. Thoy say if they can gain an honest living, thoy will nfit ''go a sol diering nny more." Dr. Foster also furnished us with the following: Since liis arrival one of the men of whom he speaks has reached town, travelling from the Colorado on foot in eight days. F'rom him we have the following particulars of the march from San Vincent to the river. Walker left San Vincent with one hundred men, and driving off one hundred cattle. In crossing the mountains between them and the Gulf, two men deserted, and twenty head of cattle were lost. Soon after crossing the mountains, they were joined by thirty Cocopas, who followed them to the river, where they stole some thirty head of cattle. Five of the Indians were seized as hostages for the return of the property, and in attempting to escape three of them were shot. At this time the rations had been reduced to beef alone ?and poor at that. There had been corn, but this had been reduced so that it was only to be had in the mess of his Excellency. There was " murmuring at this, for Wnlkcr had boasted that he would share tho harships of his men. They reached the river six miles above its month, and aliont se\enty from F'ort Yuma. The Colorado here is shout tour hundred yards wide, very deep and not rapid. The men crossed by means of rafts. In attempting to swim the cattle, several were drowned and some escaped, ami the attempt was abandoned. The first raft took over among others, Capt. Douglass And Smith, an Englishman ; and for Douglas went along, also, a pint of Foiled coin, which was placet upon the ground and stolon by Smith. When Douglass ascertained Smith to be the thief, he drew his pistol aud deliberately shot hint dead. Thus a pint boiled of corn was worth a man's life t Tho party remained at this point three days. On the second day after crossing, there was much disaffection in camp?and in a barren country, which they had in vaded with hostile intentions, with few tneiusjof repell ing attack . exhausted, naked, starvation storing them in the lace, many men prepared to abandon the waning fortunes of the expedition, and return to the settlements lorsn honest livelihood. The party of our Informant were three days reaching F'ort Yuma, where they were received by Major H. with courtesy, and their necessities supplied. Before leading the fort many others came in. and it was ascertained that liftv men had deserted Walker, and others were preparing to leave?in fact, a general stampede had oc curred. 1 inding his numbers thus reduced, and that he could not swim the cattle, which were his only rations, Walker resolved to retrace his steps to San Vicente, with the evident intention of rejoining his Excellency Smith. He started back In "the wrinter of his discon tent,'' with not more than twenty or twenty-five head Of enttle. In reference to the proceedings of Governor Smith, whom Walker left behind at San Vicente, a letter to the Star says:? San Dnwo, April 11. 1964. A report entitled to considerable credit, is in circula tion to day, that Walker has departed for the valley cf Trinidad, where he was waiting for his aid-de camp. Smith, wlio remained in San Vicente with twenty-five men, to gather up and-seize cattle from the ranches be low, and to drive them up to form a junction with Walk er. It has further transpired that Melendroz. watching these movements, collected together a few men and feu U| on San Vicente, killing four or live men that wore left to guard the arms and ammunition there by Smith, on his departure for Rosario, (below Santo Domingo) for the aforesaid objecta: and Mrlendrez took the arms and am munition, and left immediately in pursuit of Smith, hop ing to surprise him on the road. It is further reported that he accomplished his object, killing several men and taking Smith prisoner. This must be generally true, although, perhaps, somo of the particulars are exagge rated It is also reported that Walker is at the llucrta. on his way to the Colarado. but I am under apprehension that when be receives noticektf what lias happened to his companions in arms, lie will retrace his steps and wreak his vengeance upon the innocent and unfortunate that may chance to fall into liia hands. Nearly ail the fami lies of the frontier are on t heir way to San lliego; somo have already arrived, others are near, and the whole frontier i-depopulated. In Guadalupe there are also some fnmilies. who tied there for relief from distress and famine, and even this refuge of the unfortunate must now be a) andoned, as 1 fear that I shall have to order ail the persons in my service there to withdraw, even to the sacrificing of my interests. From Oregon. EXTLOSION OF THE STKAMK.il OAZELI.K?TWENTY KM.I.KIT ASP TWENTY-FIVE WOUNDED. We have dates from Oregon to the 234 of April. The steamboat Gazelle exploded on the 8th of Aprli at Cnncmah. The Orcjonmn gives the following account of the disaster;? The Willamette Kails Company's new steamer Gazelle left her wharf this morning at half-past aix o'clock, and had just landed at Canemah, at fifteen minutes before secen, when a terrible explosion of iter boilers took place, blowing up tier upper works, cabin and afterpart, which were literally torn to pieces. The following is a list of ttie killed and wounded as far as could be ascertained when our reporter left, at four O'clock P. M :? LIST OF KILLED. David Tage, fan Francisco, the Company's superin ten dent. David Woodhull. of Michigan Rev. J. P. Millet, of Albany, 0. T. John Rtuimer, deck hand Joseph Hunt, of Michigan, surveyor Michael Hatch, deck hand. John Daily, cabin steward. John Oetnmens, pilot. I>avld Fuller, of Portland. C Wordsworth. Milwaukie. 0. T. Judge llirch, of l.uckimute, passenger Jomes White, of Salem. John K Miller, deck hand. J. M. Fudge, pilot of Wallamet. Mr Morgan, of lurcreole, 0. T. Mr Hill, of Albany, O. T. Daniel Ixrwe, passenger. Spaniard boy. name unknown. ? MII3MN(3. Charles Knanst, formerly of the steamer Whireomb. David Mclane. and others whose names were not as certalned at 4 o'clock, P M. WOUNDED, SCALDED, AC. Capt. I'erefcrd, of Garelte. scalded. Mr. Rhine list. passenger, scalded. B. F\ New by, passenger, badly scalded. Mrs. Miller, lady of Rev. Mr. Miller, had two ribs broken. John Boyd. mate, bs 1 both arms amputated. - i Pell. .-If * Miss pelt, eligh'ly scalded, and a gash in her forehead J. Herald, scalded. James Bartlow, pilot, slightly hnrt Michael McGee. deck band, scalded. U. Koyee scalded. Das id I st,a. slightly hurt. Mr Pianf. second engineer, scalded. Rob. rt I'entlsnd, scalded Charles Gardiner, sl'gbtly scalded and an arm broknn. Crawford Dobbins, of Portia nil. one leg gone?ampu tat'd Preston S. Black, cabin steward, slightly scalded. Robert Shortc-s.s, slightly wounded. Ja mrs Aten Ard, nightly woun led. 8 8h?rbne. aided. Joe. ?t> Indian boy, badly seal led. Fercral others were scalded and woanlcl. 'whose names we have not iem.ed Mr.Toole, engineer; 7. Trowel], clerk; end Mrs. Plant and child, together with the little daughter of the llev. j Bir Miller, escaped uninjured. i Mr. Llanehet, M.chnel MeGee and engineer Piant are , dend No more of the missing are found TheKjnes says:?"The-ateamer Multnomah left here iu.ii.fdwtely for Oregon City on hearing the newi, with ??vui "urgeons ot this cily on board, to relieve the 1 wounded sufferers." ' m'1 '* 8?'d 'b(>rp wa" no water In the boilers at the time The engineers were not hurt. The coroner's jnry which sat upon the bodies of the dead declared in their verdict that "the disaster result ed I reinthe gross and culpable negligence of the first en gineer, Moses Toner, in knowingly carrying more steam than was safe, and neglecting to keep sufficient water in the boilers. They also s*y that said Toner, tb >ugk s' i m ? nioccd to appear and testify liefore the jury, refused to do so, and escaped from the Territory, and beyond the procem of the coroner, or any judicial auth irity. James I'artlow, the pilot of the Gazelle, was not killed, as nt first reported; although his injuries were very se vere, it was expected he would live. The Sjv^a'nr says: Mr. Crawford I obbins is in rather a critical situation yet, hut will probably survive. John Hoyd, the mate, hid both arms broken. He is doing well, and it will not be necessary to amputate his arms, as at first reported He sides those heretofore mentioned, Mr. l'revaut n passen ger. was killed. ' In reference to the many who wore wounded, the Ort ponian"t April 2*<1 says:?We are gratified to announce that those injured by the explosion of the Gazelle, whose names we published last week, are dring well, with a fair prospect of getting well. Twenty-three are known tohave lieen killed, and abont twenty wonnded. The Spectator says:?There are known to be six or seven others gone, who were on the boat at the time the acci ??uW ** ?"ivrd at, the number lost will fall very Utile short of thirty and some confidently assert that it would exceed even thit. The bodies of' Tharle* Knaust and Daniel Mcl/.ne, of 1 ortland, were thrown into the river. It is supposed, and uu,r rems have not yet lieen recovered. , Vypwian says ?Improvement* are steadily pro greasing in Portland. There is more building goina on now than at any time since Its existence. Several brick stores are to be put up this summer. Fame paper says;-The crops throughout the Ter ritory are looking well, although the spring is more hbfiiT than usual. It is estimated that there is dou fore T"*ntlty of wheat In the ground than ever be i"fornlV'0?' the Or'Oonian, that there is considerable gold being taken out on the Yakiina. l>v ; some parties who hare been In that region during the winter. It has long been known that goll existed in thi.t part of the country ; but as examinations have l>?n limited, tittle baa been known of its extent. The YaMfcu beads near the Cascade Mountains, on the east side aad ! runK1 p?st for nearly one degree, when it turns Ttl a southerly direction and empties Into the Columbia, near nalla-Walla The country is Inhabited by Indians, who appear to hare used every effort to prevent the whites from examining It. In some instances they have driven j the whites out of the country when informed that they were in search of gold. Three years ago, an Indian brought to this city a quantity of gold dust which he ob | lained there ; but said the chief: would not nennit the Bostons to come thore, as they would take their land 'Indians off. If they found out there were . dollars ?meaning gold?there. Those who have travelled over the country, represent that it has ! ?Ter7 sppcarance of a gold region for a great extent. J' h "*'d to be only about one nundred miles from the Dalles of the Columbia to where those now engaged are obtaining a considerable quantity of the precious *?.e, ?'ve the information as we hear it, making . ,1 *"owance* foT the usual exaggeration of report | ed gold discoveries, with the single remark, that the re port appears to be well founded and in confirmation of a Sr?.f wed,i,p,IJtoB ?f m*n>> that there are on this 1 an , ! S?1(l mines, heretofore unknown to the whites. I |he \oters of Oregon arc, by an act of ihe last Legiala ?nI?:??U.,rCdto?s?Ee8,-on the flrat Monday in June, , their opinions as to the expediency of organizing a State government. The question now forms the leading topic I of discussion in Oregon. Those in favor of the measure assume, says the Oregnnian, that Ore/on will have a po ? P"lati,on ?r e^;0^0 Inhabitants by the time she can be ad mitted as a State; and that the taxable property will I X?tLini? uationto$63'000'0()0' ThpAen assume I that the total expenses of a State government will M?to, On 7i, ,l0,000; and that a Ux of one dolI?r Ppr i? Jil . a" the, "P?nscs of a State government and ~ ?'6.000annually in tho treasury. gave us* 13 OOO InhsH?"'? replies:?The census in 1850 gave usl 13,000 Inhabitants; we liare, probably, nearly or i t,' uum,*r now. Therefore we must draw upon our hopes or imagination for 40,000 who are ' which wt,haTe th0 requisite number upon fivor nf . cf 4 Problem. ?? worked out by those in ?f?n 4 V1. ??W"un?it. Again, the assumed valua ??7 cL property is to be, according to tho Jim s Ia 1850 U than ?8,000,000, at the inflated or over-estimated value of property then, which was much higher than it is now bpa^ Suppose thnt it has since doubled. ?I6i0o0-0ol)i which will leavo us to accu mulate the enormous sum of $37,000,000 worth of per ?i?m?, 4Pr0?? ? bpforp we come UP to the standard as sumed as the basis upon which the expenses of u State ra are to be sustained. The election for members of the Territorial Lerisla tw!Tno?, ,COU^y offiotr,fl l,lace in June, and the for t^e contMG d7 marshaUinS thpir forces vr ? ,, MARRIKD. Near Dutteville, Mai ion county, bv Rev. G. H Atkin son, Mr. Lemuel Dvnerson and Miss'Elizabeth Kberhard. , 'V 8 rea'de??? of Capt. K. Molthrop, Wapatoo. Wash ?!. ? ina1 w p- Mp*d?. of New York, and Miss MUs Vl'iM?i?.r0fi: mr' Benjaman Stark of Portland, and Miss l.hzabcth Molthrop; Mr. John C. Cissna of San 1 rancisco, and Misa Lydia E. Molthrop. Marion'counTv. C^US Pitne-V aud Mrs' ^pnd. of ? 4,t,bp residence ?f Mr. B. C. Rowell, Mr. R. McKune to Miss Sarah A. Buel, of Polk county. Mr. F. Harbaugh and Miss Catharine Cook, of Portland Mis. \hf^ r1' pDTii? Mc CaPt- Coo. Havel an l Misa Mary C. Boelling, of .Afltona. P? iv Aer?lLH, A,ninrs. MLr Marion F I1?8'1 nnd Misr I liy A. Roberts, all of Washington couuty. ??,o^0r??e"Cit^,byRev ,J-H- Atkinson" Mr. Thomas Tit " ,'ana Mra' Abl5aiI lk>Uy. of Oregon On board the steamer Gazelle, March 20th, fon a nlea sure excursion from Salem to CorvaUis.) by Judge Ches MarlhauT: ^ F; of p.lk county, toMlsa Martha M. Kemp, of Takenah. Linn county. In Salom, by the Rev. T. M. Ramsdell, Mr Rozwell D Johnson to Miss Mary E. Marks, both of Marion county. bv the Re? w'lr m ? F, Hol,ftnd in "regon City, H?IW i^i?' ? 8 Mr' '"r'" ""J' au l MissMahaU Holland, both of Washington county. _ ? _ DIRD. t t,n m 0 March, at the residence of Mrs. Marks Mr J. B. March, aged 23 years. ' Mr .of consumption, Jonathan Esds, eon of Il^nrj K. tads, of Burlington, Iowa of1? wn??.?Untjrs f c')o,ur,1Ptlon, PhebeAnn, wife aged 28 daUKht<r ofi;abr1?' Whaling, E?q., ..At ya5??uveA M" 8. B., wife of James A. Graham &il?!?n ?1,?rT Jame8 Birnpy. Of Cathlamet. Wlliuun son of James and LueintU Berrv, at their residence in Benton county, aged 22 months. " From Waehlngtsm Territory. Our dates are to March 2b, fiom Olympia. Secretary Maaon is acting as ex-officlo Governor. We learn from private letters that Major C. H. Lar nard, USA.. the commander of the post at Steilncoom. Puget Pound, together with eight men. were drowned in the Pound a few days since. We have not been able to get Gie particulars of this melancholy catastrophe, ex cept that Major L. and ten soldiers were in a small boat returning from the scene of recent Indian difficulties, when the boat capslzod in a storm and ail drowned ex cept two. The Indian difficulties at Puget Sound have been en tirely quelled by the prompt energy of the United States troops and the agents of tli? Indian Department of our government, stationed in Washington Territory. The legislative Assembly of Washington Territory have adjourned for ti n dav?. On the re assembling of tlint body look out for a " tug of war" on locating the seat of government. A correspondent of the Piotv/r and Democrat, pub . llshed at Olympia. writing from SteiLacoom, under date of April 4, says-? The most "intense excitement that has ever been created in this town, or any other in Washington Terri tory. was caused hero to day by the unmistakable dis covery of gold. One of onr citizens. Dr. P. M. Muse, took his spnde and pan nt an early hour this morniDg, and repaired to a spot at the head of high wat?r, dug out a pan full of the earth, wa?hed the same, and found it to contain a handsome quantity of btautiful, real, simon pure oro. Soon the news spread like wild tire I over the entire length and breadth of Steilacoum. and men aud bovs were seen burr} in? to the spot, arrne 1 and i equipped with shovels, picks, and pins. All went to | work with high hopes and hearty good will, and none I without success. Somo twenty-five dollars, probably, have been washed out to-day. from a hole some two feet i square, (bse man waabM "out a beautiful specimen of I virgin gold, weighing two dollars. Claims are already bi ing taken and companies formed, and everything pro mists that the work will he prosecuted vigorously and with success. In a ravine some four hundred yards from Fort Steil acoorn, a gentleman attached to tne army repairel with the t.eceasary implement*, (after hearing ef tire discovery m town.) dug and washed some of the dirt, aud found a handsome quantity of pure gold. From these facts, I am not only led to believe that onr territory is rich in minerals, hut also that a new era has dawned'ttpon tia. and that henceforth we may reasonably count upon gold aa one of the staple production* of our country. M ABttlF.O. In Tscifie county, by Elder Wood, Mr Wuj. S Moore and Margaret Octavla Meld rum. IMPORTANT FROM MEXICO. The Defeat of Hanla Annas?HI* Retrent to wards the Capital?The Boeknde of Acn pntro Raised. [Krcm the Panama Star and Herald, May 14.] About ten o'clock yeattwday morning the steamer Co lumbus, f'apt. low. arrived from San Krancisoo. The following interesting memorandum was furnished to us by Dr. Martin, of the C.:?P. M. 8 Company's steim?hip Columbus, John M Dow, commander, left San Francisco, at2P M . April 2d, tor Panama. Arrived at Acapulco # A. M.. May 5th, eig'. t daysoine teen hour* from San Franciseo Deceived coal wateracd provisions, and sailed again at P. M The blockading squadron had departed, and Santa Anna had withdrawn his army, numbering ft.000, into the interior, seven days previous to our arrival In Ac* pulco. We were informed that during the encampment of Hatita Anna, near Acapnion. he had aeveral light skir mishes with the revolutionist*, resulting only in killing ' two or three on either aide, snd a bomhardmar.t of the castle, the b< aabs doing no damage, falling rather short. | lie tlun sent a H.ig ol trure to the csstlo, demanding a peaceable surrender. The heart re were sent back to Santa Anna by the emmsnier of the castle. General Ci mmontor, to say ho would send his answer After consulting his command, (about one hundred and Ifty or i two hundred.) hi* answer wan sent in a discharge cf round shot into the camp of Santa Anna, killing nix men, and taking an arm off another. Iiuring iiia withdrawal, Santa Anna, expecting to be attacked whilst passing aomc defiles in the mountains, sent the litter in which he had previously been conveyed along with lili army, and took a more circuitous route on horseback, to the place they were marching. Messrs. Wells. F.i rgo'Si Co 'sjroes>enger supplies ua with the following additional information ? Acupulco was blockade 1 by the Mexican bark Carolina, but did not see her. Steamer Oregon was stopped by her while entering the poit, but was finally allowed to proceed, after applying to and obtaining permission from Gen Sonla Anna. Brig i'cnchite. from Guayaquil, run tho blockade after having nineteen shots tired at her, but four taking effect, doing but little damage. Santa Anna broke up his camp on the 20th April, re treating towards the city of Mexico. A severe shock of an earthquake was experienced at Acapulco un the morning of the 6tli inst. No damage | done. Wc learn that the Yankee Blade was also at fir* pre ventedeuteiing the harbor, and some shots were fired at t her; but as lier commander. Capt. Randall, took no no i tice of the Mexican fire, and deliberately proceeded on i his way into port, the blockading party finally o.o dated, and he took his steamer alongside the hulk, coaled and | proceeded to Bea, without further molestation. MANIFESTO OF GKNKAh ALVABKZ AT ACAPULCO. Companions in Anns t?The moment of comtiat is at ' hand. Victory will crown your valor, for you fight in , the cause of the people. The ministerial press, to take 1 our strength away from us, basely denounce us before the world S3 traitors, asserting that in our ranks are to be found the'filibusters who lately invaded Lower Cali fornia, and that we are in league with Count Raousset, to whom we have opened an entrance through the port of Acapulco. ? * ? Soldiers ! behold in this General Santa Anna; it is his old trick, played by him in the clvie war he constantly has fomented. Which is the stranger l that stands between us? Who knows Count Raousset? and where is he who at any time has heard me call him friend? Such relations, "if they have ever existed : with any Mexican, were with Santa Anna him self, for it was be who called Raousset to Mexi co. where was yet moist the blood that was spilt in Sonora, and by him was made the compact by which the latter wus to raise two battalions of adventurers. It was he who offered Mm a decoration in the Mexican army. He it was who despatched Raousset to Alta California with a secret commission; and, in fine, it was he who took charge of his journey until his cm I barcation at Acapulco. and for his better security pro ? vided hiin with an escort. ? ? ? While these . asts speak discussion is useless. Soldiers who fight under the banner of the Dictator t Bethink you a moment of the cause which you defend, ; and for which you are about to shed your blood. It is I the cause of one man, for whose single aggrandisement the blood of so many of our compatriots is to be shed. Soldiers of the South '. You see that SaDta Anna makes War upon us by sppealiug to a black and atrocious c&lum i ny. May the response he. the whistle of our balls; and may from all our mountains and defiles resound the bat tle cry:?Pica la F.ihfrtad! Viva la lnd-p?ndtncia! , Death"to the real traitors. JUAN ALVAREZ. IMPORTANT FROM NEW GRANADA. Threatened Revolution?Confusion at Car thagena?Gen. Mosquera at Baranqullla. Our advices from Bogota are to the 4th, Santa Martha to the 5th, and Carthagcng to the 8th inst. They are important. [From the Aspinwall Courier, May 11.] Cartiiagena. May 8,1854. With much regret and sad foreboding I have to inform vou that the dogs of war (the worst of wars, and a civil war), are let loose among us. A revolution broke forth in Bogota abont the mid dle of last month, and the adjacent country, in fact most of the interior, is in a blaze of excitement, and anarchy and the tyranny ot a dictatorism are struggling together. Our accounts are so conflicting, and at the same time so meagre, that it is impossible to advise you with any certainty as to movements in tne interior. We know that General Melo has pronounced him self dictator at the capital. Gen. Herrera, and most of the national Congress had fled, and had not, at the last advices, accom plished a re-nnion. General Mosquera is in Baranquilla, with a force. Here, in Cartiiagena, all is confusion worst con founded , divisions existing in every party and class of society, and nothing but weakness aud foolish blustering having yet been made manifest. Gen. Melo. who has, according to the above made himself dictator, is a fighting man, and so long as he can muster a force, wherever there is a resistance, he will endeavor to put it down. General Mosquera will be the most formidable opponent he will meet. The war cry of the former party, will be "up with the dictator, and down with the constitution, that of the latter, "Gen. Mosquera and the constitution." Though there bus been a considerable disturbance in Cartnagena, it is probable that, ere thiB, the Governor and the couscrvadores of Carthagena have given adherence to General Mosquera. As lie lias offered his services to the citizens in support of the new constitution, and as the negroes, who were but recently emancipated, have an idea that the tendency of the dictatorship will be to re-enslave them, he will be enabled to advance towards the capital with considerable force. Every indication of the present seems to promise a long contest. We are for the liberal constitution. Who's against us ? On with the ball. The following is the translation of an official bul letin published by the Governor of the province of Santa Martha, on the 5th inst.:? IMPORTANT announcement. The Governor of the province has received the following communication:? iKANADA, 1 rE?Skc. 1st., > ril IS, 18.>4. ) Republic of New Gkakada, Office of tbk Sec. of State Bogota, April TO THE GOVERNOB OF THE PROVINCE OK SANTA MARTHA. On the night of the 16th instant a disgraceful and unjustifiable outbreak took place in this capital, which has completely destroyed constitutional or der. The military garrison, at whose head Gen. Jose Maria Mclo had placed himself, and to which a body of the National Guard bad united itself, formed an organization, by proclaiming the said Gen. Melo as supreme chief or the Republic. Sev eral arrests were made, and proclaimed throvghout the city. The citizen ITeaidcnt of the Republic and his"Secretaries were arrested; the first in the government house, and the others in the city garri Sm. It was demanded of the citizen General Oban o that he should accept the supreme command of the dictatorship, and he refused to destroy his con stitutional titles. To-day they have organized a nrovisiouary government: the liberty of the press has been restricted, and other similar measures have been adopted. These are, in brief, the facts. In these critical circumstances the citizen vice president of the republic lias been placed in exer cise of the executive power, and he has entrusted me with the duty of filling the office of Secretary of State, ns well as also those of the other government secretaries temporarily, until the laid other socre tary shall be named. The Congress also has been called to re-commencc its sessions in Socorro on the 15th day of May, upon which the Senators and Rep resentatives have agreed, some of them having gone in that direction. Fnlly acquainted with these events, yon will ap preciate In the first place the great evils of the pre sent state of things, and in the st <?, ml p! ice. the ef forts that every patriot New Granadiannas to make, and especially those that find themselves invested with legal authority, in order to save the principle of legitimacy, nnd with it the republic. In conse quence, the Executive fullv authorizes yon, by dele gating to von all the constitutional and legal facul ties for talcing whatever measures your patriotism, and the urgency of the case, inay suggest, to the end that this province shall be preserved from the revo lutionary contagion; to prevent the rebel factious from obtarnicg resources of any kind in it; and, fit ally, for resisting them in every practicable 1 n.ode. l'lace the public means in safety, ensure the arma i rcent and aninnition. send the ciittle nnd the horses out of the way, call the citizens to arms, and do not | neglect any means for the re-cstablishmeut of the j legitimate government. K-veral officers of high grade h ive already left 'he cup.tal in different directions, fullv authorised to | organize forces to come upon it, and within a shirt ! time the constitutional government will have a sur plus of means and resources for re-establishing legal order, among which it counts upon those that you will without doubt furnish it, by sending in the snfest manner the public funds that cannot lie of urgent necessity in the province, or the sum of the loans you sliul'l raise, under the guaranty of the government, or by sending troops iu good order to the command of the chiefs In its confidence. I am your obedient servant. Domingo A.Maldokath). N. B.?Be ukutvd to send thie note to the Gov ernors of Yille-I>upar anil Riohtcho, for the danger of existing circumstances does not admit that they should lie addressed individually. Maldonado. In addition to the above, the following advices have been received by private letters:? El Sr. Pedro Martin Consuegra, hiving been named Governor of Bogota by the usurping govern ment, railed on the 17th of April for a meeting of the fathers of families nt 4 P. M. on the same day, and published a proclamation announcing that the people and the army bad proclaimed Jose Maria Ohando, tlic President of the Republic, Snpsrme Chief of the nation. The few fathers of families that,, attended the meeting there agreed to send a committee, composed of five persons, to solicit of the President General Obando that he would be come a member of the provisional government, who replied, on the following day, refusing them. The same day, the 17th, a protest of l>r. l.leras, with a letter from him addressed to General Ohando, who made the following reply:? PKlKxn bum**?I know my duty; .vou know that I ncTcr wlil diagrace WT name by auhm'ttlng my just pra ' cedents nt the feef of the written Uw. I am a prisoner, ?nd tofretheT with me are the Vice-President, the Secre ts! ten, *nil the ProenrsdorGeneral. Hence, I will go to fulfil the dentin* marled oat (or an honorable man. In vetn 1 deplore the 111* of my country, and the dishonor of tb? cau*e of liberty Your friend, Jon* Maru UaapiM. [From the Courier of May 12.] From private sources we irather considerable in formation, of which we shall n'ive such as is reliable. For several days previous to the 7th, the inhabi tants of Cartluigena and vicinity had been kept in a terrible state of excitement by the different rumors from the capital, and on that evening several hundred of them paraded the streets, shouting for the dictatorship, and commanding those they met to do likewise. But from what we can learn on all hands, we presume few beside the wholly igno rant rabble were really disposed to favor the new government. The Governor remained quiet, seemingly undecided what to do, until the hth, when a body of troops from the garrison were posted in the Plaza, with cannon, to suppress the popular commotion. It was fully expected, too, tnut Governor Nieto would declare himself that day or the next. Nieto is himself so unpopular thai he will probably be compelled in any event to vacate. The dictatorship will, ifcontinued.be essentially a military govern ment, and therefore, the army will geueially be j found supporting it, we presume. By this time, the position of Carthagena, for the present, is probably defined, being either in the hands of Mosquera, or in the hands of ttie military, for the dictatorship. Such proclamations as that we publish elsewhere, have undoubtedly been scattered throughout every province, where chicanery or the early posting of a j small force can accomplish anything for the dicta- I torsbip. And we are inclined to the opinion, that | Obando has accepted the said usurpating position, j and has from the first intended to do so. ] SVe shall regret if he, or any such as he, succeed ! in maintaining such a position. Should the repub lic be abandoned to so sad a fate, and a military government be established, the prediction of hi Pasatitmyo respecting the independence of the Isthmus, and also that of the acquisition of further territory by foreigners, will be speedily fulfilled. When the constitution is superseded by tne decrees of a dictator, foreigners will have nothing to aid in maintaining. We hope the next advices will bring us better news, even though it be the promise of a long and wide-spread struggle for the constitution. We understand that from the 1st of April to the lGth, repeated and most violent party difficulties weie the order of the day at Bogota, and several ef forls by different aspirants to elevate themselves, and secure the co-operation of the military. While Ihree or four of these fellows wero fighting among themselves, Gen. Mfelo raised a force in the region ound about, and coming in upon the city in the night, secured the garrison. He dispersed the National Congress at the poiat of the bayonet? took the government prisoners?placed a new Gov ernor over Bogota, and then offered the dlctatoi liip to President Obando. NEWS FROM THE SOUTH PACIFIC. Affairs In Chill, Pern, Bolivia, and Ecuador Navigation of the Amazon. We have received advices from Callao to the 26th, Paita to the 27th, and Valparaiso to the 30th ult. The Lady Franklin exploring steam-schooner Isabel, Capt. Kennedy, which arrived at Valparaiso on the 26th of last August, detention In the Straits making her late in the season, is now about to run in the Maule trade for a year, when Capt. K. expects to resume his searoh for Sir John Franklin. The political aspect of Chili remains about the same. The return of lb. Carballo, former Minister to the United States, to take the place of Mr. Vanas, (as re ported^) trill inspire more confidence in this government, us Mr C. is deservedly one of the moat popular, influential and intelligent of the public men in Chili. This ship (Emily Taylor) deserves a passing note. She arrived at Valparaiso (n distress on the 19th of January, having cut away mizenmast, after having her decks swept, with loss of bulwarks ; repaired, and proceeded to sea on the 2Sth of March, when in 40 south or there abouts, the crew mutinied, some of them having bored the ship on the 5th of April. Capt. West, by advice of his officers, turned back, arriving here on the 18th?was boarded outside by a boat from the United States store ship Fredonia. and brought into port; after the crew had furled the sails, they were put into double irons, and same day examined by the Consul (Mr. Wood). After three days of careful investigation, the crew, with the second officer, were brought on Bhore, double ironed, and marched to the public prison to await some vessel to carry them home, their expenses being paid by subscrip tion of tone of the American merchants and shipowners, the list being headed by Gov. Wood himself?said money to be refunded, provided the United States government took charge of the men, as our Consul cannot take charge of the responsibility, and we have no man-of-war here now. f?o much for boring vessels?the crew of the E. Taylor evidently expected to be put in prison until the vessel sailed, and then let out, having made their two months advance, but Gov. Wood determined to make an example of them. You have doubtless heard that a few weeks since, a Chile vessel, belonging to E. Barton, Esq., of this city, was bored in about the same latitude as the E. Tay lor, and put into Chiloe with five or six feet of water in her hold; the captain in this case has confessed to have given the order to bore, and it will probably cost him his life. Within the past week, near one hundrod gold hunters have left this city for the mountains on prospecting tours. The major part intended going by way or Cerro l'ai-co. One or two small companies, however, left with the intention of striking off to the southward, from Tarma. The deaths in this city from yellow fever daring the month of March were as follows:?Men, 40?; women, 201); children, 212?total, 818. The deaths during the same month in 1868 were 258. The United States sloop of-war St Marys, Capt. Bailey, recently paid a visit to the Chincha Islands. Captain Bailey's object in going was to Inauiro into, and remedy if possible, the many abuses to which masters of vessels have been for a long time subjected by the government officials at the islands. We have not lieen able to learn the exact course pursued by Capt. Bailey; but we have heard only one opinion expressed regarding it?that of unqualified approval. We learn fiom the master of an English vessel, that since the visit of the St. Marys, there had been, to use his own words, "no more fooling." It is said that the city of Huancavelica has pronounced in favor of Gen. Castillo. A rumor to the following effect is in general circula tion in this city. That M. de Katti Menton, the French Minister, recently mrde a claim upon this government for the sum of $76,000, or thereabouts. The demand is said to have been made in consequence of the alleged ill-treatment by the Peruvian government of three French subjects, a few months ago. We understand the demand to have been a peremptory one, and that the government was told plainly that the money must be forthcoming on the 20th?two days ago. We cannot say whether it was paid or not?but it is well kaowu tbst the French minister Is celebrated for geeat deci sion of character! The government steamer KImac arrived at Callao,from Islay, this day?bringing late news from the camp of the revolutionists. The arrival of Generals Vivanco and San Roman seems?from the accounts now given us?to have operated rather uniavorably upon the revolution ary cause. It is raid that General Castilla's force is di vided in opinion?some favoring Vivanco and others San Roman. We do not vouch for these accounts?as tbey were received from a source rather favorably disposed towards the present government. In Peru the civil war continues to absorb the attention of the government and people. A fresh disturbance has broken out among the revolutionary parties themselves, which threatened the overthrow of the revolutionise. It is said that Gen. Echinlque will command the army in person, in a march against the south, which was about being undertaken. Excepting Cajamanca, the other provinces were quiet. A correspondence of an unfriendly nature, the purport of which has not been made public, was being rnriied on between the Peruvian Cabinet and the French Minister. letters from T.ima state that D. Domingo Elias was alvoard the French frigate Euridice, at anchor In the port of Callao. From Bolivia we learn that Gen. Belzu had suppressed all attempts to turn him out of power. Belzu was to have left J.a Paz on the 20th nit. for Oruco and Cocha hamha. whence he intended passing over to Bucre, in or der to reas-cmhle Congress in August. The Bolivian cavalry had retiied from the frontiers, on which account it is presumed that Belzu had given up for the pres> nt the idea of invasion. The cascariila which was deposited in Arica, in vir tue of the reprisals declared by tho Peruvian govern n ent against Bolivia has been exported whh permission ol the revolutionary authorises The j oit of Is tiija has been dieoecupled by the Peru vian forces and i- again under the (lag of Bolivia. In Ecuador everything is quiet. The report of the Flores expedition has entirely van ishrd In the island of Muerto, it is said, guano h is b en fu nd equal to that of the Chincha Islands.^ We have leceired a file of the Guayaquil and Quito journals. Among them we find a small, broadsheet in Engli-h, published by the Hon. Phllo White,U.S. Charge d'Alfaires to that republic, from which we make the fol lowing extracts:? (IRCTLA*. A circular was issued from this legation on the 29th December lart, containing a translation of the law of the Ecuadorian Congress of the ?7tb November preceding, bv which the navigation of the Amazon was made free to all the world, and settlements on the lands con tigtmus invited from every nati n. And, as much inter est has been manifested by the government and the |>eo ple of the United States in the 'Amazonian questions,'' the undersigned his thought that he would be rendering an acceptable service to his countrymen, by keeping them advised of the progress of events connected with tbst question, so far as ibe government and ptople of this republic may take action in the matter. Ecuador is in ndrance of all the governments possess ing territory embracing the waters of the Amazon, us well in regard to her legislative cnactm-nts. as in the liberal spirit and good faith with which her execu tive functionaries are determined to give full effect td those enactments in carrvingout their enlightened ;iollcy. As evincive of tve sentiment and tone of the govern trout and ol individuals, as also of the spirit of the Ecua toitr n press, the undersigned has translated, and now publishes for the benefit of tbeae concerned, the docu ments and extracts fiom editorials that follow. PHI I/) WHITE. TRAVStATII) run* "LA MMOC1UTICA," or QUITO. CotORDUtlOK?Four North Americans have arrived in tins capital, destined to the Napo, as we understand to a' all themselves of tho provisions of the colonisation lew passed by the last Legislature. These American!are the (it st who go to vlait that wild region. In whose bosom ire shut up the germs of untold wealth; and we do not doubt hnt that the explorations these persons may make, will induce others to emulate their daring enterprise, and thns hasten the period when that now hoisted portion of < nr republic?hitherto an unreclaimed wilderness?will le redeemed end evsngellzvd by civUijmtiw rq4 the |oeyeL We have also to announce, that other Americana are on their way to this interesting point, which seems to of fer incentives to those who may posset* an adrentureu* spirit and an exuberant genius, sufficiently strong to in duce them to abandon a country that doe* not aatiafy all tbeir hcpes and desire*, and to aeek another whose native attractions (Hatumlna tints) unfold a new areanum to their vision. All tliis will redound to the honor of tho Leglalature of ft S3, and reflects credit upon those executive and other functionaries, who, in the true xptrit of enlightened liberality, aided in perfecting a legislative act that will evi r.tuste in results so promotive of the proaperity and aggrandixement of tho nation. TI1K MARKETS. t ilPiKiiflo, April 14.?The importing houaea in gen eral complain of a dullness in the market since the sailing of the last packet, particularly in the staple British fa brics?yet still there has been a good aggregate amount of business done during the past fortnight, mostly In German and trench fancy dry gooda, and American and Spanish bulky articles and liquids. The temporary, and perhaps final absentation of the Peruvian land and sea forces from the port of Cobija haa caused an active demand for ussorted merchandise suit able for import into Bolivia through that channel, and we are credibly informed that purchases to the extent of upwards or 160,000 dollars liave tieen already made within the past fortnight, and in course of embarkation for that port. Kxtensive order* for goods are in the market for Bolivia, via Cobija; but, for the most part, they will remain unexecuted, until some mode of pay ment lie devised, less doubtful than at the present time? the currency of Bolivia t<eing. by last acoounts, extremely unreliable, and the political condition of that country being very unsatisfactory and unfavorable to commer cial enterprise. In exports of native produce, price* and businens re main about the same. Flour?Is quoted at $7 50 to $8. without prospeet of a decline. Ilides.?We report a sals of 6,000 Barraca hide*, of heavier weight than are desirable for the United States, at 811 per quintal, for export to Europe. The demand is good, and lighter weights are saleable at 811 60 per quintal. Wool.?The season for the arrival of this article ia now about over. Prices have not varied from 810 to $10 60 for common dirty, at 816 to 816 for meriqo, in the grease, during the past eight months. Ciijper.?Very little has been offering during the past Fortnight. fortnight. Prices remain unchanged, and demand steady at 8id 60 a 820 76 per qui.,on board. Lima H ood.?We have no change to notice in this article. The current market price is 18 ils. per qui., cash. Kitrate.?We have no transactions to report during the fortnight. The orders for sales per this mail are unusually small, and holders are asking as high a* 20 4 rls. per quintal. t\eif)hu.?For England, ?4 10s. a ?6 10s. per ton, Eng lish; for Hamburg, ?4 10s. per ton: for France, 8Sfr. a 8f.fr, per ton, French; for United States, 820 a $22 per ton, English; for California, 816 a 817 per ton, English. News from the Sandwich Islands. MEETING OK THE LEGISLATURE?MOVEMENT^ Of CLIPPER SHIPS?VI9IT OP THE KINO TO THE N. S. PALMER. Advices from Honolulu to the 80th of March are re ceived. It je officially announced that the smallpox has at length disappeared from the islands, and the Board of Health has ceased its functions. The Legislature was to meet at Honolulu on Saturday, April 8. Under the new apportionment act the House of Representatives will consist of twenty seven members, (instead of twenty-four as formerly.) six of whom are foreigners?three from Hawaii, two from Oahu, and one from Kanai. The Aryut of March 80 Bays:?The clipper ship N. B. Palmer, Capt. Low, took in 1,600 bbls. oil here, and went last Saturday to I-ahnfna to take in what oil and bono mar be there for shipment. She may be expected to he back in about two weeks, to sail for the United States. We learn that A. P. Everett and J. F. B. Marshall, Esqs., with their families, intend taking passage on board of her. The clipper ship Stephen Palmer, Capt. Smith, seven teen days from San Francisco, touched oil this port on tno 27th, en route for China. The clipper ship Waverley, Capt. Curtis, has taken in about 4,000 barrels of oil. ami expects to sail for New Bedford by the last of this week. The bark Zodiac, Capt- PaulolT, is loading with salt, and will probably leave for Sitka the last of this week. On Tuesday, the 23d March, (says the Polynesian,) King Kamehomeha,visited the clipper ship N. B. Palmer. A profuse colla'ion was served, at which Mr. Gregg, American Commissioner, and Mr. Angell, American Consul, met liis Majesty and suite, and where cordiality and good feeling united to render the hour a pleasant one to all the guests 6f Capt. Low. His Majesty retired under a salute, and we learn takes passage to-day with Capt. Lov, for Labaina, whither the ship is bound. The N. B. Palmer is one of the finest ships that has ever visited the port of Honolulu?doing honor to American shipbuilders, and especially to Capt. Low, for the perfec tion of her appointments and the neatness of her ap pearance. His Majesty expressed himself highly pleased with the ship, and his gratification at seeing her in his waters. On Monday morning. March 21st, says the Polynesia*, , at 4 o'clock A.M., the American whaling bark Harsh Sheaf. Captain Wall, was discovered to be on fire. At the time of making the discovery, she was approaching this port, and was some ten or fifteen miles distant. We understand the ship was get on fire by the cook, to which incendiary act another person on board was an acorn plice. who had confessed the crime. It occurred without the jurisdiction of this kingdom. The damage done by the fire was not of a serious nature, and can readily be tepaired. A writer In the Polynesian is lavish in his pralee of the American svstem of government, particularly for Ita capacity "to harmonize the most diverse ra"es and characters into one healthful and orderly body." The writer is evidently referring to the effect of annexation on the Islanders. Intelligence from Australia. The Melbourne Aryut, of the 8d of March, says, In commenting upon the new constitution:? This House is to consist of thirty members, who must have within the colony a money qualification of ten thousand pounds. "The House will not, from its very constitution, be a very industrious one, and a small but compact phalanx of unscrupulous men, acting in union in tne Senate, may assume a very awkward and danger oua position. Its popularity is already la a fair way of being blown to the winds, by being looked noon as a mere chamber of successful money jobbers; and it Is only ne cessary to make it the arena for the prosecution of selfish Interests, to render It as mischievous and contemptible as it ought to be pure, dignified, sagacious?the object af the respectful affection of every sound thinking man in the community." At Melbourne the gold market Is active, and the price remains firm at ?3 17s. 9d. per ounce. The Sydney Gold Circular says, advices from the gold districts continue generally of a cheering character, and In many places there are evidenoe of good supplies, both from old diggings and new discoveries. The arrivals this week have been moderate, and met by a very steady demand at fully our quotations. New South Wales ?3 16s Od to ?315s. fid. Ovens 317 0 to 3 17 ? Port Philip 317 3 to 317 7 The bubble has burst. The northeastern party haa returned from Ben Lomond, having given up the search In despair. From the Sydney Empire we learn that the Terror has made a rapid passage from Caledonia, occupying bat seven days. She reports nothing of interest connected with the island. Its occupation by the French, it would seem, now that novelty no longer exists, makes very little difference In the general aspect of affairs. We extract the following from a letter from Melbourne, under date of February 6th, 1854:? We all live in & great state of excitement about the newly discovered gold fields in Peru. Already five thous and adventurers, four fifths of whom are Americans, have left this country for Peru. The mania for emigra ting to Peru has now spread universally over this colony. About twenty vessels are at present up for Collao nearly nil of which will be crowded with passenger*. 1 fear the whole will turn out to he a speculation of our shipping agents here and the Peruvian government. Von Dlemairs f>nnd> Our advices a re to the 12tb ot' February. From Hobart Town, a correspondent tlitia writes:? Wc bare wanted rain long enough; we have now plenty of it. it has been pouring down since ynstarJav morning in streams. The whole town is now in comm tion. The creek has overflown*it.s banks, sa iling away houses, fences, sn.l walla; all the cellars of the principal streets nre full, and as they are stocked with the valuable over stocks, the valuable property that is now being destroyed is incalculable. Tumps, wherever they can be obtained, are rigged, at> 1 lioles cut through tlio doors, and the water kept down in that way. All the tire engines nre out pumping bouses. At one timo the stone bridge in EIiotbcthstrert.it was thought, must have gone. The prisoners arc called out, and are swimming into stablei to save horses and cattle To describe the terror, loss, and confusion, is impossible, and still the flood jates of heaven aie cpen. pouring in countless streams. God knows where it will cod. Kicnse this hurried noiice. I am wet through, having been helping where* er I could. Sews from the Society Is'auts. The brig Rosalie arrived on the auth of April, at Efcn Francisco, from the Society Islands. We learn that she left at Tahiti on the ad of March, three French men-of war steamers, two of which had just returned from New Caledonia, where they left a garrison of five hun '.red men, and the sloop of-war Marseilles on station. The garrison at Tahiti, numbering fifteen hundred regular kreneh troops, were in tine condition It was presumed this Meet will soon visit t*an Francisco. Most of the whaling fleet have left Papete for the fish ing grounds. The Tapeta Mumper says:?During the last month the market ot Papete. though' well furnl-bed, has acaroely loeu able to supply the wants of consumers, whose nam bcr reached a large figure. The provisions were carried off from the moment of their entrance into the hall; fruits vegetables, fish, everything, disappeared as soon as offered for sale: and such is even yet '.he case, though the do|arture of many vessels has much diminished 'he numbs r of the floating population. One Hundred and ten large boats, Inclio'b.g yowls and whale boats, have arrived in the harbor from different di.tricts, laden with bananas, feis, taros. fish and oranges. The maiore, or breadfruit,! abundant St this time Tie oranges are very beautiful and delicious, and it is hoped that a large number of them will 1* exported this year to Califor nia and Australia. The potato crop promises to be a large one. The Freneh mhs'onaries in Nonkahiva, the most im portant Island of the Marquess*, laid the corner stone of their first church on the 23d January. The .V'nngsr say* that many of the p^lple, Including the King. Mesne, have been converted to Catholicism. A number of the French oflu crs at Tahiti paid a vielf, in the steamer Catinat to the island of Meetia, ttO mi east of Tahi'.l. This island is described as being hi) with abrupt sides, of volcanic formation, and cove with a more luxuriant vegetation tban auy other island in the Pacific, and abounding in bananas, breed fruits cocoa nuts, taws, ewe. I potatoes, and other fiulta pros liar to tb* Pacific islands. The island has t small po; r la tion; but there Is not a drop of fre?h water to be hs on the island. The milk ol Ilia cocoa nut U the on teeouct lot culinary purposes.